Three Dead As Explosion Hits Canadian Embassy

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Three persons are feared dead as fire razed part of the Embassy of Canada, Monday in Abuja.

According to The Guardian report, the fire broke out while the embassy’s power generating plant was being repaired engulfing and killing three persons that are part of the technical crew while one person escaped through the roof of the power house.

An eyewitness who narrated the incident explained that others were blown out of the powerhouse due to the force of the sudden fire explosion.

Staff who ran out of the embassy for refuge outside the gates told The Guardian that the fire broke out around 11:30 PM as firefighting trucks moved in to put out the flames while rescue operations were ongoing.

Our correspondent observed that staff of the embassy were being moved to safety under trees and other safe spaces in the embassy enclosure as an ambulance drove in to evacuate those affected.

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